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May 2015

Three Key Conversation Starters from the May Inflation Report

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After the Bank of England’s inflation report this morning, I think these are the three conversations our industry needs to be having. Wages have gone up 2% on average since the recession – which is a small rise when compared to the number of people going back in to work. Labour supply has dramatically increased and between the rises in population, hours worked and participation from older workers, the end result is the equivalent of 640000 new workers. Is this putting pressure on wages? Is the main reason wages haven’t risen more that companies are having to pay a greater number of people? Despite this…

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Careers With Kind

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Kind Consultancy is a bespoke Search and Selection Practice that is modern, dynamic and innovative. We have experienced a huge amount of success within our specialist markets due to our focus, experience and entrepreneurial flair. Why Choose Kind? We are specialists in what we do, we only work in markets that we know, understand and have first had experience in. We are forward thinking and actively encourage new ideas from all members of the team We empower and encourage you to think outside the box and make your own decisions We provide a detailed induction process and high quality continuous training programmes We have a…

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The Number One Reason You’re Losing Your Best Candidates?

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It’s just a matter of time. “49 percent of candidates declined job offers because they accepted an offer from another company during the second half of [2014]”. “The ‘availability cycle’ of a potential recruit has decreased to just 24 hours, rather than the 2-3 weeks that businesses became accustomed to during the recession.” Over the last few months, recruitment blogs have been rife with panicked headlines about losing candidates during the hiring process – and if you’re not worrying about it, you probably should be. In 2015 the recruitment market is candidate led, with an abundance of opportunities but a shortage of skills, putting the…

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